23 January 2014

EU to launch military operation in CAR

The Council of the European Union ‘reached political agreement on a future CSDP military operation’ in Central African Republic (CAR) on 20 January 2014.

The operation will provide support to the African Union-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic (MISCA). It will be composed of 500 troops and last for a period of up to 6 months.

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Source: Council of the European Union | Press Release | Council conclusions on the Central African Republic | 20 January 2014
Source: The Independent | EU to deploy 500 troops in Central African Republic following ‘genocide’ warning

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